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The Slingshot

Yesterday, I spent the day with my daughter and her friend at Carowinds theme park here in Charlotte, NC. Viv and her friend decided to do “The Slingshot” which you can see from the video is quite scary! The ride shoots the rider over 300 feet into the air at speeds of up to 60 …

These Are People Like Me

I recently wrote an article about Choosing Your Friends Wisely. As it turns out, those you spend the most time with have an influence on your life. In that article I gave you some ways to make new friends by putting yourself in situations where like minded people hang out. One of the best things …

Choose Your Friends Wisely

“You’re the average of the five people you spend the most time with” John Lee Dumas That quote may not have originated with John Lee Dumas but that’s how he closes every episode of his Entrepreneur On Fire Podcast. It’s probably most often attributed to Jim Rohn. Whoever it originated with it’s true and it’s …

A Navy SEAL on Visualization

I am not sure I’m one of those “Everything happens for a reason” people but what about coincidence? Coincidences happen sometimes and it leaves me scratching my head. One of those times happened just last week. I wrote an article last week about the power of Visualization. Shortly after that I tuned in to one …

Visualize Your Way to Success

As we move into a New Year hopefully you’ve set some goals that you are going to accomplish that will make this your best year ever. I recently wrote about a great way to highly increase your chances of completing your goal, and that is to simply write it down. First of all make sure …

Conversations Kill – Part 2

In a previous post I talked about one of my favorite songs, “Big Empty“, by Stone Temple Pilots. There is a lyric in that song that has always stuck with me. “Conversations Kill“! Conversations can be tough, but the ones that really kill are the conversations that we have with ourselves. You know the ones: …

Conversations Kill

Stone Temple Pilots came on the music scene when I was in college and quickly became one of my favorite bands. STP sold 40 million albums worldwide in the 90’s. I have a long list of favorites that I still listen to today including, “Plush“, “Interstate Love Song“, “Creep“, “Crackerman“, “Sex Type Thing“, “Sin“, and …

Goal Setting – The Havard Study

To say 2020 has been an interesting year would be an understatement. We’re still in the middle of a global pandemic, we’ve seen global protests over social justice issues, and we’ve arguably never been so divided politically. I’ve seen a lot of people celebrating the year 2020 coming to a close. They are gearing up …

Why I Take Cold Showers

I read an article several years about the benefits of taking cold showers, and believe it or not, there are many. I’ve been taking some form of cold shower ever since. I usually take my normal shower using hot or warm water and then rinse with cold for up to one minute or longer. Sometimes …

My Morning Routine

The Morning Routine is very popular among the people I follow online. Most successful people seem to have some kind of morning routine outside of snoozing multiple times, rolling out of bed, and downing a pot of coffee just in time to get to work. Hal Elrod has written an Amazon Best Seller called, “The …